Heat Daily Links: Thursday


Wade held to 2 points as Pistons’ three-point barrage sinks Heat: The defense sputtered and Dwyane Wade scored just two points as the Miami Heat couldn’t keep the good times rolling after winning six of seven during its recent homestand, falling to the Detroit Pistons 104-81 on Wednesday night. -- The Miami Herald

Bosh, Heat thankful for a lot after a trying year: Chris Bosh won’t be sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner with his family Thursday in New York. He already celebrated it with them last weekend at his home in Miami. So as the Heat prepares to face the Knicks on Friday night and the rest of the country chows down on turkey, Bosh said he’ll likely order takeout on his phone. -- The Miami Herald

Heat area code apparel caught in 305 oversight: Goodbye, 786. Hello, 305. After a brief review, the NBA is shifting gears on Miami Heat area-code fan apparel. At first, merchandise with the secondary 786 code was being sold. But then people started asking about it. Now the NBA is scrapping 786 in favor of 305. -- The Miami Herald

Pistons' 3s,Wade's struggles too much for Heat to overcome in 104-81 loss: The premise seemed plausible and preferable: Allow the Detroit Pistons to fire at will from beyond the arc and they almost assuredly would shoot themselves in the foot. Or not. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hamstring finally takes Luol Deng out of Heat lineup: It's not in Luol Deng's nature to take his foot off the gas. So when he had to do it late in Monday night's victory over the New York Knicks, it became apparent that sitting out Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills was the logical next step. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Bosh thankful to be alive, feels normal again: It was a hard road back from blood clots in his lungs, but Heat star Chris Bosh feels like himself again. It has been nine months since Bosh was hospitalized, ending his 2014-15 season after 44 games, and he has redeveloped his lung capacity and endurance level to where it was before the scare. -- Palm Beach Post